Clonguish's Lynn Gregg and Mostrim's Mairead Victory pictured in action in the Longford Ladies Football Senior Championship final replay at the Monaduff grounds on Monday night. Photo: Declan Gilmore
Clonguish gradually got their act together to emerge victorious in the Ladies Football Senior Championship final replay against Mostrim at the Monaduff grounds, Drumlish on Monday night.
Clonguish . . . 0-9 Mostrim . . . 0-6
The Edgeworthstown side had the better of the first half exchanges to lead by 0-4 to 0-2 at the break but the Newtownforbes girls improved considerably on the changeover to collect the Alison Smyth Cup with three points separating the sides in the finish.
CLONGUISH: Jessica Stewart; Oonagh McGowan, Sinead Macken, Maria Kelleher; Caitriona Moore, Niamh Darcy (0-2), Mairead Moore; Ailbhe McGowan, Lynn Gregg; Oonagh Shanley (0-3), Aoife Darcy (0-2, frees), Doireann McCarthy; Cliodhna Allen, Aisling Greene (0-2), Natasha Hourican.
Sub:- Eva Gregg for N Hourican (43 mins).
MOSTRIM: Lisa Keegan; Stephanie Reilly, Leanne Keegan, Naomi Lynn; Eimear Monaghan, Briana Connell, Ikeya Collins (0-1); Gemma Kenny (0-1), Mairead Victory; Rebecca O’Hara, Rachel Cheevers (0-1), Danielle McLoughlin; Louise Monaghan (0-1), Megan Lynn, Michelle Burke (0-2, frees).
Subs:- Caitriona Monaghan for L Monaghan (18 mins); Sinead Sheridan for D McLoughlin (30 mins); Sinead Noonan for M Lynn (injured, 53 mins).
Referee: Frank Toher (Killoe).
Full match report and pictures in the Longford Leader, on sale this Wednesday